AASSC plan to certify 5.20 lakh trainees in aerospace in 10yrs
Bengaluru: The newly constituted Aerospace and Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC) has drawn up a plan to certify about 5,20,000 trainees and groom 6,000 trainers over a 10 year period in the aerospace sector.
“We have signed the term sheet with NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation) covering project objectives, segments, target training trades and broad execution plan,” T Suvarna Raju, Chairman and Managing Director of HAL, also the Chairman of AASSC, said.
The AASSC Board Meeting was held here yesterday.
According to Raju, about 30 courses will be introduced in the first three years to ensure greater relevance of skills in the aerospace sector battling for talent in various disciplines.
“We also have a challenge to set up new institutes and centres of excellence. As an immediate step, we have now decided to appoint a CEO of AASSC with clear role to him”, he said, according to an HAL release.
HAL, along with Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC) and Society of Indian Aerospace Technologies and Industries (SIATI) was mandated by NSDC to set up Sector Skill Council in the aerospace and aviation sectors for fulfilling the skill requirements of the sector.
The AASSC was registered as a Section 8 Company (Non-profit organisation) under the Companies Act, 2013 on September 12, 2014. HAL holds 50 per cent stake in the Council and remaining 50 per cent is held equally by BCIC and SIATI.